PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music
Two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely charming soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant vivacious playwright, while waiting for their big break, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.
10 October 2016 | marcus-749-184404
10 | My Most Memorable Cinematic Experience Since Star Wars - when I was six
The last time, I felt like this, in a cinema, I was six years old and I was watching Star Wars. I never imagined, I ...
When the camera focuses on the traffic scene before the opening number "Another Day of Sun" begins, one of the radio stations in the background plays a short snippet of a song from Damien Chazelle's directorial debut Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009) called "It Happened at Dawn."
I'm letting life hit me until it gets tired. Then I'll hit back. It's a classic rope-a-dope.
When Sebastian is playing the opening piano solo for "Start a Fire" and he looks out into the crowd to smile at Mia, the people around Mia are already moving their heads to the main rhythm of the song (which hasn't kicked in yet)
There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in CinemaScope."
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